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Crash Course

Crash Course

It’s raunchy and in pidgin. Beware…   ***                        ***                        ***                        ***                        ***                        *** “I no go huzzle (till infinity) but I go bubble (till infinity)…” I pick d phone. Wizboyy na my man. I no go change my ringing tone till I buy my own jeep. Or till Showkey Baba release song again; anyone wey … Continue reading Crash Course

The Birth of John Okro

The Birth of John Okro

“And you?” the teacher asked. The boy got up hesitantly, knowing the consequences of his next words before he said them. “Yes? Hurry up,” the teacher said. “John Okro.” The entire class erupted. Even the teacher struggled to suppress a chuckle. He was all too familiar with the trend. With every new term, class-teacher or … Continue reading The Birth of John Okro

Pooping Green Stuff…

Pooping Green Stuff…

This is from a piece I wrote in October 2010 for some competition I clearly didn’t win. I hate essay competitions. Especially when I’m not winning… ************************************************************************* Dear Sir/Ma, Right now, it really sucks to be a Nigerian. Post-September 11, all the heat was on the Arabs. A turban here, a full beard there and … Continue reading Pooping Green Stuff…

Fib, Fibber, Fibbest.

Fib, Fibber, Fibbest.

All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players: – William Shakespeare (I hear his friends called him ‘Willy Shakes’)   Reading through that oh-so-famous quote again, I have to try to re-infer Shakespeare’s meaning: was he talking about the transient nature of the human existence? Or was it really a … Continue reading Fib, Fibber, Fibbest.